Hematology/Coagulation

News on hematology and coagulation testing systems and applications.

The five-year federal supply contract is for the company's Steripath Initial Specimen Diversion Device, which virtually eliminates blood culture contamination.

McKesson will exclusively distribute Sysmex's XW-100 system, a CLIA-waived complete blood count diagnostic instrument starting in the spring. 

Bio-Rad received 510(k) clearance for its IH-Incubator L and IH-Centrifuge L instruments for use with the company's full range of IH-System Gel Reagents.

According to CEO Eugene Chan, the CE designation is just the first of more to come, as the company enters the diagnostics market with a focus on hematological testing.

Abbott's Alinity h-series system integrates a standalone hematology analyzer and slide maker-and-stainer module to enable high-throughput complete blood counting.